Robin L. McGrath
The Supreme Court's decision in Impression Products v. Lexmark is the latest Supreme Court ruling to eviscerate years-long, patentee-friendly Federal Circuit precedent.
Patent owners have taken control of the patent reform debate in the 115th Congress, but it’s not clear yet who’s supposed to be listening.
Despite leaving unresolved the ambiguity about the effect of secret sales under §102, the Helsinn ruling offers clues to practitioners seeking to avoid the on-sale bar.
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Jeff Ginsberg and David Cooperberg
Federal Circuit Affirms Non-Infringement Decision Based on Prosecution Disclaimer
Federal Circuit Decisions Offer Guidance on Award of Attorney Fees under Section 285